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Fun Ways To Preserve Your Family History

Written by: Beth Forester October is officially listed as Family History Month within the United States. It is a time to celebrate our unique backgrounds and histories while remembering our roots. And now more than ever, it's important to learn about...

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Retired Army Dad Suffering From PTSD Writes Children's Book To Help His Daughter Understand

The men and women who suffer from PTSD after their service in the military can have a negative impact on not only them, but their families as well.  And that's exactly what happened with retired Army First Sergeant Seth Kastle....

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How To Answer The Future Call Of The Loved Ones You Leave Behind

Written by: Joe Fiduccia All of us are on the rollercoaster ride we call "life". It is filled with ups and downs, and plenty of unexpected turns along the way. But with each passing day, we are closing another chapter...

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82-year-old's wish to go back in time to a memory with his dad - granted

Sam Minna is an 82-y-o resident at Grand Court of Springfield in Ohio.  When Sam was just 14, his dad found an old 1931 Ford coupe in a barn and bought it to be Sam's first car. Of course there...

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Special Needs Man Starts A New Business Around His Love For Walking

Many of us look forward to those walks in the park or just a simple stroll through the downtown streets. Especially after a long day at work, there is nothing quite like the feeling of the open air to put...

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Community Rallies In Support Of Young Teen Who Considered Suicide

Things are about to change dramatically for this bullied Turlock, California eighth-grader who contemplated suicide earlier this year.  And we think you'll be pleasantly surprised to hear what those changes are. Breanna Mendoza has a rare birth defect known as Goldenhar...

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I Don't Have Great Stories

Written by: Devon Noel Lee For several months, I have shared some of the small moments from my family's life and the importance of recording them. I have met many people who would like to record stories but feel they...

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KITT helps raise funds for wounded veterans in the Poconos

Written by: Joe Fiduccia The Pocono Mountain Harley Davidson announced an upcoming charity ride in memory of fallen veteran Billy Brockett. As a family, we love participating in these types of events and helping these folks raise money for a...

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If You Let Fear Choose Your Destiny, You May Never Know What Real Change Can Bring

Written by: Nancy L. Seibel You have probably heard the expression "pay attention to your heart's desires." And while we may not be able to have everything we want, it's those very desires that tell an important story that helps...

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Baby Boomers Share One Piece Of Life Advice - #1 Will Make Your Jaw Drop!

As Ferris Bueller's Matthew Broderick reminded us all those years ago, "life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." And now almost 30 years later, this very quote still...

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5 Unique Ways To Give Thanks, The Other 364 Days A Year

Written by: Joe Fiduccia When was the last time you genuinely spoke the words "thank you" to someone...and not just as a formality? I am talking about those moments where you felt like those two words weren't enough. Or when...

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What Would You Say To Your Children If Death Was Knocking On Your Door

Written by: Joe Fiduccia Virtually all parents would agree – having kids is a life changing experience. Isn't it? Let's think about this for a moment. All those years growing up, it was always about us. In our pre-teens, for...

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History Buff Spends His Only Day Off Each Week Cleaning Tombstones Of Fallen Veterans

Many of us can relate to the exhausting hours of a full time job. And by today's standards, the term "full time" lives up to its name. In fact, a 2014 Gallup.com poll found that "adults employed full time in the U.S....

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Elementary School Tests A 60-Minute Recess, And The Results May Shock You!

When you have been sitting in a chair for hours, how do you feel? Body getting weak? Eyes starting to cross? Fatigue setting in? Problems concentrating? And when you start feeling that way, what is the first thing you do?...

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Ordinary People Live Extraordinary Lives - Write Their Stories

Written by: Devon Noel Lee In May 1998, country music star Clay Walker released his 16th single entitled "Ordinary People" but it was the worst performing song he ever had. Despite failing to resonate with a wide audience, the song and...

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